• Recipes and Crafts

    The Perfect Arnold Palmer featuring the Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker

    Did you know that June is National Iced Tea month?  I thought it would be a perfect time to share my recipe for making a perfect Arnold Palmer. Named after the American golfer, this combination of iced tea and lemonade is one of my favorite summer drinks. The Takeya Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker makes it super easy to brew the tea and juice the lemons, all with a single tool. The Citrus Juicer attachment is super handy and I plan to play around with it a lot more this summer. Ingredients: 2 packets of Takeya Classic Black Flash Chill Iced Tea 6 lemons (5 for juicing and 1 for garnish) 4 cups of water 1…


  • Tea Tips

    Beating the Summer Heat with Tea

    I live in an apartment with very old wiring. We can only ever run one appliance at a time and during the summer months, that one thing is the air conditioner in the living room. My poor tea maker is often neglected since I’d have to turn off the air conditioner in order to turn it on. Nevertheless, there are many ways that tea has helped me to beat the summer heat. Adding Mint Mint, whether fresh or dried, can add a refreshing and cooling aftertaste to your tea. I love putting fresh mint in my iced tea but it also works great for most hot teas. I’m drinking some guayusa cucumber mint…